Truth to Power: Barbara Lee Speaks for Me is a powerful and inspiring biography of the highest-ranking Black woman in Congress. Only one person voted against the 2001 authorization for military force. That person is longtime Rep. Barbara Lee. While she is the only one to go through with her feelings on the vote, other colleagues regret not joining her. A number of colleagues are interviewed about this including Lynne Woolsey (D-CA, James Clyburn (D-SC),…"DOC NYC 2020: Truth to Power"
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John Lewis: Good Trouble profiles the life and career of the longtime congressman and civil rights activist from Georgia. Lewis is no stranger to when it comes to being an activist for civil rights. What we’ve been seeing on the streets over the past month is no different than what took place in the 1960s. Lewis worked alongside the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was there on the bridge on Bloody Sunday and…"John Lewis: Good Trouble Profiles Congressman"